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The Book of Lost Saints

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older. Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, sha... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more

Farewell, America: An Interview with Chris Hedges

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
Chris Hedges wants us to face the reality that our society is unraveling. He speaks with John Shuck about his latest book. In his latest book, America: The Farewell Tour, Chris Hedges shows how the effects of America's decline and decay affects its citizenry. As America si... Read more

The Digital Divide for November 2019: An update from Edward Snowden

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
On the eve of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Edward talks about the governments access to our devices, what it means to be a whistleblower an... Read more

Dammed To Extinction Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have hunted chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast. Yet wild chinook salmon here are increasingly scarce. The orcas are going hungry, their numbers dwindling along with their primary source of food. Extinction looms for... Read more

PopMob protests Melody Center for hosting right-wing event

Airs at: Tue, 11/05/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Portland Melody Event center has been facing calls to cancel an event this evening for the right-wing political group the hashtag walkaway campaign. Pop Mob, a local antifascist group has urged the Event Center to cancel the event because of the content of their mes... Read more

11 TRIPP-P 3Nov2019

Airs at: Sun, 11/03/2019 at 11:15pm - Tue, 11/30/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
This episode features guest Ryan Haas. Ryan is currently a News Content Manager at OPB & audio-host of the podcast "Bundyville." He has previously worked as Editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay, Oregon and has freelanced in Florida and the Southern Oregon coast. We d... Read more

Buscando America on 11/05/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/05/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos sobre las precarias condiciones que se viven en los centros de detención con las activistas y defensoras Maru Mora Villalpando y Colleen Flynn. En krónicas de Viaje, Karen Torrente contextualiza el conflicto chileno desde los años 90´s. Foto: La Res... Read more

Immortal Technique talks new album, Afghanistan and this activist moment

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Immortal Technique is an indigenous hip hop artist and revolutionary, known for his raw, highly-political lyrics. He is performing this evening at 8 p.m. at the Hawthorne Theater. KBOO’s Tammy Habteyes spoke to Immortal Technique about his life, work and perspective on ... Read more

SOUL'D

Airs at: Tue, 11/05/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features SOUL’D: the economics of our black body, a new devised ensemble piece that examines the American Economic Dream for Black Americans. She'll talk with director Damaris Webb (who is also co-director of Vanport Mosaic) and actress Shareen Jacobs who performs i... Read more